Tuesday, January 11, 2011

"GESTURE"

[A beautiful lyric poem from L.E. Leone—enjoy!]

GESTURE


You can love the world
so, so much yet know that
no matter how ultimately it embraces
you, it won’t, can’t return

your box of chocolates

So you hope to find
instead a person
maybe loves the world
as much as you do

or more even, and
you can play together
in a darkened room
while outside, without knocking

the earth sends flowers

L.E. Leone
© 2010

7 comments:

  1. Fabulous poem - and the final line is so satisfying.

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  2. I cherish this as the best gift one could have on her birthday from the world.
    Thank you for sharing, I cherish your blog.
    Dianne

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  3. Hi Alan, Tess & Dianne

    Alan: I really think this is one of L.E.'s best poems. Thanks!

    Tess: Agreed!

    Dianne: So glad you liked L.E.'s poem, & happy birthday wishes!

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  4. I want to give this poem a hug. I love it.

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  5. Hi Rene & HKatz

    Rene: So sorry I missed this--very glad you liked LE's poem.

    HKatz: An appropriate response, I'd say. Thanks!

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